Rules of Association

20. Rules of Association

20.1 The Association may alter or rescind these rules, or make rules additional to these rules, in accordance with the procedure set out in sections 17, 18 and 19 of the Act, which is as follows-

(a) Subject to sub-rule 20.1(d) and 20.1(e), the Association may alter its rules by special resolution but not otherwise;

(b) Within one month of the passing of a special resolution altering its rules, or such further time as the Commissioner may in a particular case allow (on written application by the Association), the Association must lodge with the Commissioner notice of the special resolution setting out particulars of the alteration together with a certificate given by a member of the Committee certifying that the resolution was duly passed as a special resolution and that the rules of the Association as so altered conform to the requirements of this Act;

(c) An alteration of the rules of the Association does not take effect until sub-rule 20.1(b) is complied with;

(d) An alteration of the rules of the Association having effect to change the name of the association does not take effect until sub-rules 20.1(a) to 20.1(c) are complied with and the approval of the Commissioner is given to the change of name;

(e) An alteration of the rules of the Association having effect to alter the objects or purposes of the association does not take effect until sub-rules 20.1(a) to 20.1(c) are complied with and the approval of the Commissioner is given to the alteration of the objects or purposes.

20.2 These rules bind every member and the Association to the same extent as if every member and the Association had signed and sealed these rules and agreed to be bound by all their provisions.